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Foxconn Eminent Domain Land Dispute Going to Trial



RACINE — A trial date has been set for July 10-11 in a dispute over land acquisition in the Foxconn development area.

The Jensen family is challenging the Village of Mount Pleasant in court regarding the village forcing them to sell their land for the project.

At a status conference on Wednesday, Racine County Circuit Court Judge Michael Piontek brought both parties, who appeared via conference call, to an agreement on the trial date as negotiations have not come to a conclusion.

“This case has been going on for some time, and it doesn’t seem like we’re making much headway,” Piontek said. “I think the parties are entitled to have it resolved…”

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